With the passing of Gordie Howe, David Bradley CEO of the Ontario Trucking Association and Canadian Trucking Alliance, would like to offer the following comments:
“Gordie Howe was a legendary, pan-generational figure in Canada and in the United States, especially in Detroit. I am so thrilled that the honour of having the new bridge at Windsor-Detroit named after him came while he was still alive and will now be immortalized.”
Bradley is credited for first suggesting in 2010 the bridge be named after the Detroit Red Wings’ famous number 9.
The Detroit-Windsor Gateway is the busiest commercial border crossing in North America. The new $2 billion Gordie Howe International Bridge is expected to open around 2020.